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
90%
0%
6%
3%
30
flagNorway
87%
4%
8%
0%
24
flagItaly
86%
3%
6%
0%
29
flagCanada
84%
6%
6%
0%
58
flagthe United Arab Emirates
84%
7%
7%
0%
13
flagIndia
83%
2%
9%
1%
138
flagRepublic of Ireland
81%
4%
12%
2%
49
flagGermany
80%
5%
12%
0%
131
flagLithuania
78%
0%
21%
0%
14
flagFrance
77%
3%
16%
3%
31
flagUkraine
77%
4%
13%
4%
22
flagPoland
75%
3%
19%
1%
10651
flagthe United Kingdom
75%
5%
14%
1%
278
flagSpain
75%
0%
25%
0%
12
flagthe United States
71%
5%
16%
2%
414
flagUnknown
69%
5%
22%
0%
53
flagAustralia
66%
5%
16%
5%
18
flagSweden
64%
0%
21%
14%
14
flagDenmark
60%
0%
33%
0%
15
flagthe Philippines
50%
7%
23%
3%
26

Gender

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

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