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What are the differences between leukemia and leukopenia?
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Dr. Michael Benjamin
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: High vs. low
Leukemia is a malignancy of the white blood cells, sometimes leading to excessive amounts of these cells in circulation.
Leukopenia is a deficiency or low WBC count. Sometimes leukemia can present or lead to low WBC counts, but often leukemia is associated with a high WBC count.

In brief: High vs. low
Leukemia is a malignancy of the white blood cells, sometimes leading to excessive amounts of these cells in circulation.
Leukopenia is a deficiency or low WBC count. Sometimes leukemia can present or lead to low WBC counts, but often leukemia is associated with a high WBC count.
Dr. Michael Benjamin
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Dr. Christian Schultheis
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
In brief: Big difference
Leukopenia means low white blood cell count.
Leukemia means cancer of the blood cells. Hope this helps.

In brief: Big difference
Leukopenia means low white blood cell count.
Leukemia means cancer of the blood cells. Hope this helps.
Dr. Christian Schultheis
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