Fatigue in other medical disorders

Hashir Majid, Munira Shabbir-Moosajee, Sarah Nadeem

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Fatigue is a highly subjective and nonspecific symptom. It can have a significant impact on an individual's quality of life. A variety of conditions can be associated with fatigue. This review focuses on fatigue related to renal disease and endocrine and hematological disorders. Special attention is paid to fatigue in the setting of chronic kidney disease, anemia, and parathyroid and other endocrine disorders. The pathophysiology of fatigue and its treatment options are described in connection with these disorders.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)241-253
Number of pages13
JournalSleep Medicine Clinics
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2013


  • Anemia
  • Cancer
  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Endocrine disorders
  • Fatigue
  • Hematological disorders
  • Parathyroid
  • Thyroid


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