DICOM PS3.3 2021e - Information Object Definitions

8.10 Coded Entry Data Examples

An example of a long SNOMED CT code encoding as an Item in a Sequence:

Nesting

Attribute Name

Tag

VR

Value

%item

>

Coding Scheme Designator

(0008,0102)

SH

SCT

>

Code Meaning

(0008,0104)

LO

Invasive diagnostic procedure

>

Long Code Value

(0008,0119)

UC

621566751000087104

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Note

SCT:621566751000087104 is not included in the SNOMED CT DICOM Subset and is not present in the SNOMED CT INT release. It is from the Canadian National Extension and is used here only as an example.

An example of a short SNOMED CT with equivalent SNOMED SRT and CTV3 (Read) codes as an Item in a Sequence:

Nesting

Attribute Name

Tag

VR

Value

%item

>

Code Value

(0008,0100)

SH

406400000

>

Coding Scheme Designator

(0008,0102)

SH

SCT

>

Code Meaning

(0008,0104)

LO

Dimeglumine gadopentetate 469.01mg/mL inj soln 15mL pfld syr

>

Equivalent Code Sequence

(0008,0121)

SQ

%sequence

%item

>>

Code Value

(0008,0100)

SH

C-B0478

>>

Coding Scheme Designator

(0008,0102)

SH

SRT

>>

Code Meaning

(0008,0104)

LO

Dimeglumine gadopentetate 469.01mg/mL inj soln 15mL pfld syr

%enditem

%item

>>

Code Value

(0008,0100)

SH

XUaZB

>>

Coding Scheme Designator

(0008,0102)

SH

CTV3

>>

Code Meaning

(0008,0104)

LO

Dimeglumine gadopentetate 469.01mg/mL inj soln 15mL pfld syr

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%endseq

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Note

SCT:406400000 is not included in the SNOMED CT DICOM Subset and is used here only as an example.

An example of encoding a long URN as an Item in a Sequence.

Nesting

Attribute Name

Tag

VR

Value

%item

>

Code Meaning

(0008,0104)

LO

HIPAA Privacy Rule

>

URN Code Value

(0008,0120)

UR

urn:lex:us:federal:codified.regulation:2013-04-25;45CFR164

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DICOM PS3.3 2021e - Information Object Definitions