Rossi Gerolamo M.D.; Robustellini, Mario M.D.; Rocco, Gaetano M.D.; Massera, Fabio M.D.; Pona, Claudio Della M.D.; Buscemi, Alfonsina M.D.; Tondini, Maurizio M.D.Journal of Bronchology: July 1995 Article: PDF Only Free Abstract Pure tracheal lipomas are rare. We recently observed one case of tracheal lipoma causing upper airway obstruction. The benign tumor was endoscopically resected with a neodymium: YAG laser operating through a flexible bronchoscope. The patient is well and recurrence-free after 4 years. © Williams & Wilkins 1995. All Rights Reserved.