DICOM PS3.3 2019a - Information Object Definitions

F.5.28 Raw Data Directory Record Definition

The Directory Record is based on the specification of Section F.3. It is identified by a Directory Record Type of Value "RAW DATA." Table F.5-28 lists the set of keys with their associated Types for such a Directory Record Type. The description of these keys may be found in the Modules related to the Raw Data IE of Raw Data IODs. This Directory Record shall be used to reference a Raw Data SOP Instance. This type of Directory Record may reference a Lower-Level Directory Entity that includes one or more Directory Records as defined in Table F.4-1.

Table F.5-28. Raw Data Keys




Attribute Description

Specific Character Set



Required if an extended or replacement character set is used in one of the keys.

Content Date



Content Time



Instance Number



Icon Image Sequence



This Icon Image is representative of the Raw Data instance.

Only a single Item is permitted in this Sequence.

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

See Section F.7.

Any other Attribute of the Raw Data IE Modules



Because Referenced SOP Instance UID in File (0004,1511) may be used as a "pseudo" Directory Record Key (see Table F.3-3), it is not duplicated in this list of keys.

DICOM PS3.3 2019a - Information Object Definitions