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.
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flagAustria
91%
4%
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flagSingapore
90%
9%
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0%
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flagPakistan
85%
3%
6%
5%
60
flagthe United Kingdom
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8%
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flagGermany
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8%
8%
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flagNigeria
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5%
5%
5%
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flagIndia
79%
4%
9%
2%
273
flagSwitzerland
74%
5%
15%
2%
39
flagCanada
73%
10%
13%
0%
46
flagthe Netherlands
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20%
0%
15
flagPoland
68%
4%
25%
1%
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flagAustralia
68%
4%
17%
6%
47
flagthe United States
66%
8%
20%
2%
509
flagUnknown
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28%
0%
21
flagRepublic of Ireland
64%
12%
24%
0%
25
flagSouth Africa
63%
0%
18%
0%
11
flagItaly
61%
0%
33%
4%
21
flagGreece
56%
6%
25%
12%
16
flagMalaysia
56%
12%
25%
0%
16
flagthe Philippines
46%
8%
35%
2%
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