The patient is a 71-year-old female who presents with proximal femur pain after losing her balance and sustaining a “soft” fall onto a carpeted surface.
She has a past history of hypertension, hypercholesterolemia, and osteoporosis. She takes a statin, an ACE inhibitor, and a bisphosphonate.
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