Relationship between body weight and total leukocyte count in morbid obesity.

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The authors studied the relationship between total leukocyte count and body weight in 42 morbidly obese patients (weight range, 101.5-206.8 kg). None of the patients had a recent history of infection, hematologic disorders, chronic respiratory disease, or were smoking more than 5 cigarettes/day. The range of total leukocyte count was 4.2-12.0 X 10(9) cells… (More)

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