Perthes disease is a painful condition of the hip which usually occurs in children. It can take time, but most children recover fully. Read our trusted sources about Perthe's disease.
Trusted information about bone diseases from leading Australian health organisations, including links to renal bone disease and osteogenesis imperfecta.
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.
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.