Merck Manual

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Disorders That Can Cause Immunodeficiency

Disorders That Can Cause Immunodeficiency

Type

Examples

Blood

Multiple myeloma (a cancer)

Cancer

Many types of cancers

Chromosomal

Infections

Chickenpox (varicella)

Some bacterial infections

Hormonal

Kidney

Build up of toxic substances in the blood (uremia)

Liver

Musculoskeletal

Spleen

Removal of spleen

Other