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%
8%
0%
0%
12
flagIndonesia
90%
0%
0%
10%
10
flagPakistan
86%
3%
3%
5%
52
flagGermany
82%
8%
8%
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flagthe United Kingdom
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8%
7%
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flagIndia
80%
2%
10%
1%
241
flagCanada
76%
6%
13%
0%
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flagSwitzerland
75%
3%
15%
3%
32
flagRepublic of Ireland
75%
12%
12%
0%
16
flagNigeria
75%
6%
6%
6%
16
flagthe Netherlands
71%
0%
21%
0%
14
flagPoland
68%
4%
25%
1%
14409
flagAustralia
68%
5%
11%
8%
35
flagthe United States
67%
8%
19%
2%
478
flagUnknown
66%
0%
28%
0%
21
flagSouth Africa
63%
0%
18%
0%
11
flagItaly
61%
0%
33%
5%
18
flagGreece
57%
7%
28%
7%
14
flagMalaysia
53%
13%
26%
0%
15
flagthe Philippines
44%
10%
34%
2%
38