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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:Fatty replacement of skeletal muscle
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Accession:HP:0012548 term browser browse the term
Definition:Muscle fibers degeneration resulting in fatty replacement of skeletal muscle fibers
Comment:Fatty infiltration of muscle tissue can be observed on muscle biopsy as well as through imaging by computed tomography and magnetic resonance tomography.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: Skeletal muscle fatty infiltration
 xref: UMLS:C4021082

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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
            Fatty replacement of skeletal muscle 0
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