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Intracranial hemorrhage is the most fatal complication of idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura(ITP) and is very rare(<1%) mostly in young females and intraparenchymal or subarachnoid in most of the cases. We report a case of 63 years of female presented with acute SDH with petechiae in both lower limbs and headache. After ruling out all causes patient was diagnosed as having idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura(ITP).Considering her haematological and neurological profile patient was kept conservatively. Platelets and steroids were given to the patient following which platelet counts improved but patient deteriorated clinically. Hence patient was operated and surgical evacuation of SDH was done through burr hole. Although some studies have shown disappearance of chronic SDH with medical management, but it failed in our case and so surgical evacuation was done.