Chondrolaryngoplasty

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Surgeries and procedures

Chondrolaryngoplasty (also called tracheal shave or Adam's apple reduction) is a surgical procedure in which the thyroid cartilage is reduced in size by shaving down the cartilage through an incision in the throat, generally to aid those who are uncomfortable with the girth of their Adam's apple. This procedure is done by some transfeminine individuals, because the Adam's apple grows larger during an AMAB person's puberty.

This procedure has no impact on the patient's voice.[1]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "TRACHEAL SHAVE". Keelee MacPhee, M.D. Retrieved 10 September 2020.