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
93%
0%
4%
2%
43
flagItaly
86%
5%
5%
0%
37
flagCanada
85%
6%
6%
0%
61
flagUkraine
85%
2%
8%
2%
34
flagIndia
83%
1%
9%
1%
166
flagRepublic of Ireland
83%
3%
10%
1%
56
flagthe United Arab Emirates
82%
4%
13%
0%
23
flagNorway
80%
3%
16%
0%
31
flagFrance
79%
2%
15%
2%
39
flagGermany
77%
4%
16%
0%
171
flagthe United Kingdom
76%
5%
14%
1%
352
flagLithuania
75%
6%
18%
0%
16
flagPoland
74%
3%
20%
1%
14225
flagthe United States
70%
5%
17%
2%
479
flagAustralia
68%
4%
12%
12%
25
flagSweden
68%
0%
22%
9%
22
flagDenmark
61%
0%
27%
0%
18
flagUnknown
55%
4%
38%
1%
569
flagthe Philippines
53%
6%
25%
3%
32
flagCzech Republic
46%
13%
33%
0%
15

Gender

men68%
women71%
leprosy
68%
71%
tuberculosis
3%
3%
typhus
25%
24%
smallpox
1%
0%

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