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%
7%
3%
28
flagNorway
86%
4%
9%
0%
22
flagCanada
85%
7%
5%
0%
54
flagItaly
85%
3%
7%
0%
28
flagIndia
82%
2%
9%
1%
129
flagRepublic of Ireland
82%
4%
10%
2%
46
flagGermany
78%
5%
14%
0%
112
flagLithuania
78%
0%
21%
0%
14
flagUkraine
76%
4%
14%
4%
21
flagPoland
75%
3%
19%
1%
9738
flagthe United Kingdom
75%
5%
14%
1%
236
flagSpain
75%
0%
25%
0%
12
flagthe United States
72%
5%
16%
2%
390
flagFrance
70%
5%
20%
5%
20
flagAustralia
68%
6%
18%
6%
16
flagSweden
64%
0%
21%
14%
14
flagthe Philippines
59%
4%
27%
4%
22
flagSouth Africa
54%
9%
27%
0%
11
flagDenmark
53%
0%
38%
0%
13
flagCzech Republic
45%
18%
27%
0%
11

Gender

men77%
women73%
leprosy
77%
73%
tuberculosis
3%
2%
typhus
17%
22%
smallpox
1%
0%

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