DICOM PS3.3 2021d - Information Object Definitions

A.32.7.2 Video Photographic Image IOD Entity-Relationship Model

This IOD uses the E-R Model in Section A.1.2, with only the Image IE below the Series IE. The Frame of Reference IE is not a component of this IOD.


  1. The video may include audio channel for acquiring Patient voice or physiological sounds, healthcare professionals comment, or environment sounds.

  2. The Frame Pointers Module has not been included because the selection of relevant sub-sequence(s) is usually made in a second step and stored into separate Key Object Selection Documents.

  3. The Curve entity was previously include in the list of entities that are not used, but has been retired from DICOM. It is still not used in this IOD. See PS3.3-2004.

  4. The Specimen Identification Module was previously included in this IOD but has been retired, and its functionality replaced by the Specimen Module. See PS3.3-2008.

DICOM PS3.3 2021d - Information Object Definitions