Which disease causes such hand deformations?

leprosy
tuberculosis
typhus
smallpox
Contrary to folk­lore, leprosy does not cause body parts to fall off. In­fec­tion­s, however, can result in tissue loss causing fingers and toes to become short­ened and de­formed, as car­ti­lage is absorbed into the body.

Answers distribution

leprosy
tuberculosis
typhus
smallpox
answers
flagthe Netherlands
92%
0%
5%
2%
39
flagItaly
88%
2%
5%
0%
35
flagCanada
85%
6%
6%
0%
60
flagIndia
83%
1%
8%
1%
161
flagRepublic of Ireland
82%
3%
11%
1%
52
flagthe United Arab Emirates
81%
4%
13%
0%
22
flagFrance
80%
2%
13%
2%
36
flagUkraine
80%
3%
11%
3%
26
flagGermany
78%
4%
15%
0%
160
flagNorway
78%
3%
17%
0%
28
flagLithuania
78%
0%
21%
0%
14
flagthe United Kingdom
76%
5%
14%
1%
325
flagPoland
75%
3%
19%
1%
12729
flagthe United States
71%
5%
17%
2%
463
flagAustralia
70%
5%
15%
5%
20
flagSweden
70%
0%
20%
10%
20
flagDenmark
60%
0%
33%
0%
15
flagUnknown
57%
3%
37%
0%
355
flagthe Philippines
56%
6%
20%
3%
30
flagCzech Republic
46%
13%
33%
0%
15

Gender

men70%
women73%
leprosy
70%
73%
tuberculosis
3%
3%
typhus
23%
22%
smallpox
2%
0%

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