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Case Study: Tracheal Shave in the Transgender Patient

  Background:The central prominence of the neck is well recognized as the adam’s apple. It is largely a male feature although it can be prominent in some women as well. It is composed of paired cartilages which surround the larynx and is designed to protect the delicate voicebox from injuries. While often referred to as Read More…

Tracheal Shave (Adam’s Apple Reduction) for Neck Contouring

  A large or protruding thyroid cartilage (a.k.a. Adam’s Apple or pomus Adamus) can be a source of embarrassment to the male transsexual as well as to certain aesthetically-sensitive males. Reducing the size of the upper portion of the thyroid cartilage, known technically as a chondrolaryngoplasty, is often an essential procedure in appearing more feminine. Read More…

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