著者
児嶋 剛 庄司 和彦 池上 聰 鈴木 慎二 岸本 曜 高橋 淳人
出版者
耳鼻咽喉科臨床学会
雑誌
耳鼻咽喉科臨床 (ISSN:00326313)
巻号頁・発行日
vol.98, no.12, pp.969-972, 2005-12-01 (Released:2011-10-07)
参考文献数
11

Most malignant thyroid nodules are surgically treated. This report reviews changes in size of malignant thyroid nodules; none of them received any medical and surgical treatment. Three hundred and three nodules were diagnosed as malignant using fine needle aspiration biopsy (FNAB) and ultrasonography from 1997 to 2003. In 17 patients (19 nodules), they were observed for more than 6 months. We examined the transition of their major axis by ultrasonography. Large nodules (>10mm) and nodules in younger patients (age<50) tend to increase in size. As compared with benign nodules, malignant nodules tend to increase in large nodules (>10mm).
著者
児嶋 剛 庄司 和彦 一色 信彦 中村 一博
出版者
耳鼻咽喉科臨床学会
雑誌
耳鼻咽喉科臨床 (ISSN:00326313)
巻号頁・発行日
vol.101, no.1, pp.39-43, 2008-01-01 (Released:2011-10-07)
参考文献数
21
被引用文献数
1 1

We report a case of GID (gender identity disorder) of the female-to-male type, where her vocal pitch was lowered to her satisfaction by Thyroplasty type 3. The distress of GID patients derives from the contradiction between their sexual physical features and gender self-consciousness. As to the levels of distress and the means patients select to resolve the problems they face, individual variations are great. The present patient did not want either transsexual surgery or hormonal treatment, but merely her vocal pitch lowered. Thyroplasty type 3 successfully lowered her vocal pitch as desired without any complication. Surgical details and key points were described.