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
89%
0%
6%
3%
29
flagNorway
87%
4%
8%
0%
24
flagItaly
85%
3%
7%
0%
28
flagCanada
84%
7%
7%
0%
57
flagRepublic of Ireland
83%
4%
10%
2%
48
flagIndia
82%
2%
9%
1%
134
flagGermany
79%
5%
13%
0%
121
flagLithuania
78%
0%
21%
0%
14
flagUkraine
76%
4%
14%
4%
21
flagPoland
75%
3%
19%
1%
10303
flagthe United Kingdom
75%
5%
14%
1%
254
flagSpain
75%
0%
25%
0%
12
flagPakistan
75%
0%
16%
8%
12
flagFrance
73%
4%
17%
4%
23
flagthe United States
72%
5%
15%
2%
407
flagUU
70%
0%
25%
0%
27
flagAustralia
70%
5%
17%
5%
17
flagSweden
64%
0%
21%
14%
14
flagDenmark
57%
0%
35%
0%
14
flagthe Philippines
52%
8%
24%
4%
25

Gender

men77%
women73%
leprosy
77%
73%
tuberculosis
3%
2%
typhus
17%
22%
smallpox
2%
0%

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