Craniosynostosis is a birth defect in which the seams (sutures) between the bones in a newborn baby's skull close too early. It can be treated.
Information about bone diseases, including rickets, Paget's disease and Perthes' disease, from leading Australian health organisations.
Paget's disease of bone
Paget's disease of bone is a condition that weakens and deforms bones. Discover more information about symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of the condition.
Rickets is a bone disease, usually a result of low vitamin D levels, that causes soft and weak bones. It occurs in children and, occasionally, teenagers.
Calcium blood test
A calcium test provides information about how much calcium is in your blood.
Otosclerosis can cause the stapes bone to lock in place, causing conductive hearing loss. A stapedectomy can improve your hearing without the need for a hearing aid.
Primary bone cancer, which begins in the bones, is rare. But many other cancers, such as lung or breast cancer, can then spread to the bones.
Bones, muscles and joints
Bones, muscles and joints make up the musculoskeletal system. Learn more about their function and conditions related to the bones, muscles and joints.