Thailand’s 84-year-old king has suffered brain bleeding,forcing him to cancel a planned trip to a nearby province,the royal palace announced on Friday.
King Bhumibol Adulyadej had “experienced intermittent twitching of his right hand and his heart beat was slightly
increased on Thursday night.”
An X-ray computerised tomography of his brain revealed that there was minute subdural bleeding in the left frontal area. After medication was given intravenously last night the
seizure disappeared, a statement issued by the royal palace said.
It said that doctors urged him not to take on any duties for a while.
Doctors said that after the medication the king’s right hand movement,heart beat and pressure were normal.
The king had been scheduled to visit a development project on Sunday in the western province of Ratchaburi.
The king was admitted to the hospital in September 2009 after suffering respiratory problems.