New Delhi: Patients moderate or severe haemophilia can have an intracranial haemorrhage – a type of bleeding that occurs inside your skull or brain.
Intracranial haemorrhage (ICH) is a life-threatening emergency and can cause rapid brain damage.
Symptoms of intracranial hemorrhage may include:
- A sudden and severe headache
- Stiff neck
- Confused mental state
- Slurred speech
- Double vision
- Loss of co-ordination and balance
- Paralysis of facial muscles
Because intracranial haemorrhage is a serious medical emergency, you should seek immediate medical help if you or someone you know is experiencing it.
Intracranial hemorrhage can strike people of any age, depending upon the cause.