DICOM PS3.3 2019a - Information Object Definitions

C.18.4 Image Reference Macro

Table C.18.4-1 specifies the Attributes that convey a reference to a DICOM image.

Table C.18.4-1. Image Reference Macro Attributes

Attribute Name

Tag

Type

Attribute Description

Include Table C.18.3-1 “Composite Object Reference Macro Attributes”

>Referenced Frame Number

(0008,1160)

1C

Identifies the frame numbers within the Referenced SOP Instance to which the reference applies. The first frame shall be denoted as frame number 1.

Note

This Attribute may be multi-valued.

Required if the Referenced SOP Instance is a multi-frame image and the reference does not apply to all frames, and Referenced Segment Number (0062,000B) is not present.

>Referenced Segment Number

(0062,000B)

1C

Identifies the segments to which the reference applies identified by Segment Number (0062,0004). Required if the Referenced SOP Instance is a Segmentation and the reference does not apply to all segments and Referenced Frame Number (0008,1160) is not present.

>Referenced SOP Sequence

(0008,1199)

3

Reference to a Softcopy Presentation State SOP Class/SOP Instance pair.

Only a single Item is permitted in this Sequence.

>>Include Table 10-11 “SOP Instance Reference Macro Attributes”

>Referenced Real World Value Mapping Instance Sequence

(0008,114B)

3

Reference to a Real World Value Mapping SOP Class/SOP Instance pair.

Only a single Item is permitted in this Sequence.

>>Include Table 10-11 “SOP Instance Reference Macro Attributes”

>Icon Image Sequence

(0088,0200)

3

This Icon Image is representative of the Image.

Only a single Item is permitted in this Sequence.

The Icon Image shall be no greater than 128 rows by 128 columns.

>>Include Table C.7-11b “Image Pixel Macro Attributes”

See Section C.7.6.1.1.6


DICOM PS3.3 2019a - Information Object Definitions