Metronidazole gel or ointment is recommended for the treatment of malodour from malignant fungating wounds. However, this medication may not settle adequately in oral lesions because its texture causes discomfort and it tends to be washed out by saliva. We report a case of malodour due to an oral lesion that was well controlled with sprayed metronidazole.
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