DICOM PS3.3 2019c - Information Object Definitions

10.9 Content Identification Macro

Table 10-12 describe the Attributes for identifying a SOP Instance potentially created by a human user interacting with an application.

Table 10-12. Content Identification Macro Attributes

Attribute Name

Tag

Type

Attribute Description

Instance Number

(0020,0013)

1

A number that identifies this SOP Instance.

Content Label

(0070,0080)

1

A label that is used to identify this SOP Instance.

Content Description

(0070,0081)

2

A description of the content of the SOP Instance.

Concept Name Code Sequence

(0040,A043)

3

A coded description of the content of the SOP Instance.

Only a single Item is permitted in this Sequence.

>Include Table 8.8-1 “Code Sequence Macro Attributes”

No Baseline CID is defined.

Alternate Content Description Sequence

(0070,0087)

3

A Sequence containing alternate descriptions suitable for presentation to the user, e.g., in different languages. One or more Items are permitted in this Sequence.

Note

The values of Specific Character Set for the entire Data Set need to be sufficient to encode all Items of this Sequence correctly, e.g., using a single value with broad support such as UTF-8, or multiple values with escape sequences.

>Content Description

(0070,0081)

1

An alternate description that is used to identify this SOP Instance.

>Language Code Sequence

(0008,0006)

1

The language in which Content Description (0070,0081) within this Item is written. A single Item shall be present.

>>Include Table 8.8-1 “Code Sequence Macro Attributes”

DCID 5000 “Languages”.

>Concept Name Code Sequence

(0040,A043)

3

An alternate coded description of the content of the SOP Instance.

Only a single Item is permitted in this Sequence.

>>Include Table 8.8-1 “Code Sequence Macro Attributes”

No Baseline CID is defined.

Content Creator's Name

(0070,0084)

2

Name of operator (such as a technologist or physician) creating the content of the SOP Instance.

Content Creator's Identification Code Sequence

(0070,0086)

3

Identification of the person who created the content. Only a single Item is permitted in this Sequence.

>Include Table 10-1 “Person Identification Macro Attributes Description”


10.9.1 Enhanced Content Identification Macro

The Enhanced Content Identification Macro identifies content using a label supporting lower case characters and specified character sets. If a Code String is required, see Section 10.9 “Content Identification Macro”.

Table 10.9.1-1. Enhanced Content Identification Macro Attributes

Attribute Name

Tag

Type

Attribute Description

User Content Label

(3010,0033)

1

User-defined label for this SOP Instance.

See Section 10.9.1.1.1.

Content Description

(0070,0081)

2

User-defined description for the content of this SOP Instance.

See Section 10.9.1.1.1.

Content Creator"s Name

(0070,0084)

2

Name of operator (such as a technologist or physician) creating the content of the SOP Instance.

Content Creator"s Identification Code Sequence

(0070,0086)

3

Identification of the person who created the content.

Only a single Item is permitted in this Sequence.

>Include Table 10-1 “Person Identification Macro Attributes Description”


10.9.1.1 Enhanced Content Identification Macro Attribute Descriptions

10.9.1.1.1 User Content Label and Content Description

User Content Label (3010,0033) shall represent a user-defined short free text providing the primary identification of this entity to other users. Content Description (0070,0081) allows a longer string containing additional descriptive identifying text.

This information is intended for display to human readers. Shall not be used for structured processing.

DICOM PS3.3 2019c - Information Object Definitions