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%
3%
1%
54
flagAustria
89%
0%
10%
0%
19
flagUkraine
86%
2%
8%
2%
36
flagCanada
85%
6%
6%
0%
62
flagItaly
85%
4%
7%
0%
42
flagthe United Arab Emirates
85%
3%
11%
0%
27
flagSwitzerland
85%
0%
0%
14%
21
flagRepublic of Ireland
84%
5%
9%
1%
75
flagIndia
83%
2%
9%
1%
198
flagFrance
78%
2%
14%
4%
42
flagNorway
78%
3%
18%
0%
33
flagGermany
77%
4%
17%
1%
198
flagthe United Kingdom
76%
5%
14%
1%
390
flagPoland
74%
3%
20%
1%
15973
flagSweden
73%
3%
16%
6%
30
flagthe United States
70%
5%
18%
2%
526
flagAustralia
70%
3%
11%
11%
27
flagDenmark
65%
0%
25%
0%
20
flagUnknown
56%
4%
37%
1%
638
flagthe Philippines
51%
8%
27%
2%
37

Gender

men68%
women72%
leprosy
68%
72%
tuberculosis
4%
3%
typhus
25%
23%
smallpox
2%
0%

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