Author(s): Amer Hayat Khan*, Andee Dzulkarnaen Zakaria, Syed Hassan, Mohd Nizam Hashim, Muhammad Syafiq Ikhwan Salleh, Nafees Ahmed
Intra cerebral hemorrhage (ICH) is a devastating disease with high rates of mortality and morbidity. ICH occurs as a result from rupture of blood vessels in the brain. This health problem has been increasing in hospital admission since the past 10 years. Patient is a 64 years old male with complain of sudden onset of right sided body weakness and slurred speech in the morning of the day he was admitted to HUSM. Patient presented with drooling saliva, mild tachypneic, aphasia and unable to move right sided limb. He had no history of headache, no chest pain, no blurred vision and no palpitation. Patient was alert and conscious during admission. ICH is a medical emergency, and delays in treatment result in worse outcome. Initial management should focus on urgent stabilization of cardio respiratory variables and treatment of intracranial complications.