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A 72 year old female presented to the ER after she suffered a traumatic hip fracture following a dizzy spell. She was trying to stand up when she suddenly became light headed and fell to the ground. She denied any loss of consciousness, nausea, sweating or palpitations prior to the fall. She recalls having had milder episodes similar to this over the prior few days, all developing when she tried to stand up.
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