ENT – MCQ 20 – Correction of androphonia by thyroplasty

Androphonia can be corrected by doing:
A. Type l Thyroplasty
B. Type 2 Thyroplasty
C. Type 3 Thyroplasty
D. Type 4 Thyroplasty

Correct answer : D. Type 4 Thyroplasty

Androphonia refers to masculinisation of female voice. This can be treated by type 4 thyroplasty. It increases the length and tension of the cord, thereby increasing the pitch of voice.

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