You may be asking yourself, what diseases may the skeletal system have (bones), but boy have I got the answeres for!!! First of all, leukemia can have a HUGE effect on our bones. It could even be so bad, that you would have to get some parts of it cut off. Next is bursitis, this can effect your poor bones by making your joints in pain. That would hurt a lot!!! Osteoporosis is a big contributing disease to your bones. This disease can result in the loss of some major bone tissue. Also, arthritis can make a big effect on your bones. It affects all of your bone joints in your body. Last but not least, is scurvy. This is when your bones are majorly affected my severe vitamin C. Well, there you have it folks!!! Those are some of the diseases of the skeletal system!!!