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.
Sinniah D, Sivanesan S. Sporadic Congenital Goiter and Pleural Effusion. Am J Dis Child. 1971;122(3):245-246. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1971.02110030103015