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September 1971

Sporadic Congenital Goiter and Pleural Effusion

Author Affiliations

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
From the Department of Paediatrics, University Hospital, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Am J Dis Child. 1971;122(3):245-246. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1971.02110030103015

A newborn infant had sporadic congenital goiter which caused airway obstruction and death. The case is of special interest as a right-sided pleural effusion was also present. The occurrence of these two rare congenital anomalies in the same infant suggests a causal relationship.