DICOM PS3.3 2024b - Information Object Definitions

A.32.3.2 VL Slide-Coordinates Microscopic 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.


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

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

  3. The Frame of Reference IE was previously (incorrectly) identified as not used in this IOD, although the Frame of Reference Module was specified as Mandatory. See PS3.3-2009.

DICOM PS3.3 2024b - Information Object Definitions