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
91%
0%
5%
2%
34
flagItaly
87%
3%
6%
0%
33
flagCanada
84%
6%
6%
0%
58
flagIndia
83%
1%
9%
1%
151
flagRepublic of Ireland
81%
4%
12%
2%
49
flagGermany
80%
4%
13%
0%
150
flagFrance
80%
2%
13%
2%
36
flagUkraine
80%
3%
11%
3%
26
flagNorway
78%
3%
17%
0%
28
flagthe United Arab Emirates
78%
5%
15%
0%
19
flagPakistan
78%
0%
14%
7%
14
flagthe United Kingdom
77%
5%
13%
1%
305
flagPoland
76%
3%
18%
1%
11650
flagthe United States
71%
5%
17%
2%
445
flagAustralia
70%
5%
15%
5%
20
flagSweden
70%
0%
17%
11%
17
flagUnknown
69%
4%
22%
0%
102
flagDenmark
60%
0%
33%
0%
15
flagthe Philippines
55%
6%
20%
3%
29
flagCzech Republic
46%
13%
33%
0%
15

Gender

men77%
women73%
leprosy
77%
73%
tuberculosis
3%
2%
typhus
16%
22%
smallpox
2%
0%

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