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The Human Phenotype Ontology (HPO) is downloaded weekly from The file downloaded is considered the "last stable build" available for the ontology. For more about the HPO, view their website at

Term:Increased muscle lipid content
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Accession:HP:0009058 term browser browse the term
Definition:An abnormal accumulation of lipids in skeletal muscle.
Comment:Increased neutral lipid content may be observed on muscle biopsies specimen with the specific staining of Sudan black or oil red O techniques by optic microscopy.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: Fat accumulation in muscle fibers;   Fat accumulation in muscle fibres;   Fat deposits in muscle fibers;   Fat deposits in muscle fibres;   Lipid accumulation in skeletal muscle;   Muscle lipidosis;   Skeletal muscle lipid accumulation
 alt_id: HP:0100949
 xref: UMLS:C1837262

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  Human phenotype 0
    Phenotypic abnormality 0
      Abnormality of the musculoskeletal system 0
        Abnormality of the musculature 0
          Abnormal skeletal muscle morphology 0
            Abnormal muscle fiber morphology 0
              Increased muscle lipid content 0
                Increased intramyocellular lipid droplets 0
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