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
94%
0%
4%
2%
50
flagSwitzerland
94%
0%
0%
5%
17
flagCanada
85%
6%
6%
0%
61
flagItaly
85%
5%
7%
0%
40
flagUkraine
85%
2%
8%
2%
34
flagIndia
84%
2%
8%
1%
190
flagthe United Arab Emirates
84%
4%
12%
0%
25
flagRepublic of Ireland
82%
6%
9%
1%
62
flagNorway
81%
3%
15%
0%
32
flagFrance
80%
2%
14%
2%
41
flagthe United Kingdom
77%
5%
14%
1%
370
flagGermany
77%
4%
16%
0%
186
flagPoland
74%
3%
20%
1%
14865
flagSpain
72%
5%
22%
0%
18
flagthe United States
70%
5%
18%
2%
494
flagSweden
68%
4%
20%
8%
25
flagAustralia
68%
4%
12%
12%
25
flagDenmark
61%
0%
27%
0%
18
flagUnknown
56%
4%
37%
1%
610
flagthe Philippines
52%
8%
25%
2%
36

Gender

men67%
women71%
leprosy
67%
71%
tuberculosis
4%
3%
typhus
25%
24%
smallpox
2%
0%

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