Ganglio centinela en el melanoma cutáneo


  • Victoria Catalina Mardon Hospital General de Agudos Dr. Cosme Argerich, Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Alejandra Abeldaño Hospital General de Agudos Dr. Cosme Argerich, Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, Argentina


Palabras clave:

ganglio centinela, biopsia, melanoma cutáneo


La biopsia selectiva del ganglio centinela (BSGC) se ha desarrollado de tal manera que reemplazó a la linfadenectomía electiva en el tratamiento del melanoma cutáneo (MC). Numerosos estudios demostraron que el estado del ganglio centinela es un factor pronóstico independiente en relación con la supervivencia global y la supervivencia libre de enfermedad de los pacientes con melanoma. El objetivo del presente trabajo fue realizar una revisión bibliográfica para compender la utilidad y las indicaciones de la BSGC en pacientes con MC a partir de la evidencia actual publicada.

Biografía del autor/a

Victoria Catalina Mardon, Hospital General de Agudos Dr. Cosme Argerich, Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, Argentina

Médica Dermatóloga

Alejandra Abeldaño, Hospital General de Agudos Dr. Cosme Argerich, Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, Argentina

Jefa de la Unidad de Dermatología


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