DICOM PS3.3 2024c - Information Object Definitions

C.8.20.3 Segmentation Functional Group Macros

The following sections contain Functional Group Macros specific to the Segmentation IOD.


The Attribute descriptions in the Functional Group Macros are written as if they were applicable to a single frame (i.e., the Macro is part of the Per-Frame Functional Groups Sequence). If an Attribute is applicable to all frames (i.e., the Macro is part of the Shared Functional Groups Sequence) the phrase "this frame" in the Attribute description shall be interpreted to mean "for all frames".

C. Segmentation Macro

Table C.8.20-3 specifies the Attributes of the Segmentation Macro.

Table C.8.20-3. Segmentation Macro Attributes

Attribute Name



Attribute Description

Segment Identification Sequence



Identifies the characteristics of this frame.

Only a single Item shall be included in this Sequence.

>Referenced Segment Number



Uniquely identifies the segment described in Segment Sequence (0062,0002) by reference to Segment Number (0062,0004). Referenced Segment Number (0062,000B) shall not be multi-valued.

DICOM PS3.3 2024c - Information Object Definitions