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Auckland teen in coma after severe headache turned out to be brain bleed


Last Wednesday, Roldan Lictao spoke to his teenage daughter over the telephone, and she or he appeared nicely.

Two days later, he acquired a telephone name from ambulance officers that the 18-year-old had been rushed to hospital after being discovered unconscious in her residence.

On Friday, Dianne Lictao was alone in her Auckland dwelling when she began experiencing a severe headache, Roldan Lictao mentioned.

She was ready to name emergency companies earlier than collapsing and being rushed to Auckland City Hospital.

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A CT scan carried out on the hospital confirmed a large brain bleed to the again of her head.


Dianne Lictao, 18, is in a coma in Auckland City Hospital after struggling a brain bleed on July 16.

Now, Dianne Lictao is in the intensive care unit in a coma.

Roldan Lictao mentioned he and his spouse have been “very shocked” at what had occurred to their youngest daughter.

He had spoken to her simply two days prior when he transferred her an allowance, ending the decision with the phrases: “Take care.”

Roldan Lictao mentioned he was discovering it onerous to settle for his daughter’s present scenario.

“It’s so sad,” he mentioned.


Father Roldan Lictao mentioned he and his spouse have been shocked by what had occurred to their daughter.

He and his spouse have been spending as a lot time as they may at their daughter’s bedside, having rushed up to Auckland from their Tauranga dwelling.

They have been speaking to her in the hopes she might hear what they have been saying, he mentioned.

It was a ready sport at current, with neurosurgery deliberate for when she was awake.

Roldan Lictao mentioned his household had come to New Zealand from the Philippines in 2017.

Dianne Lictao had been residing away from them since earlier this yr whereas she studied diversional remedy at Kauri Academy in Grafton.


Dianne Lictao was ready to name emergency companies earlier than collapsing in her residence on July 16.

A member of the household’s church had arrange a Givealittle web page to assist assist the household whereas Dianne Lictao was in hospital.

“Things are very challenging at the moment, but their faith in God is strong and believe [that] Dianne will get through this,” the web page mentioned.

Funds would be used to assist Roldan Lictao and his spouse whereas they’re supporting their daughter and unable to work.

More than $14,000 had been raised up to now.

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