DICOM PS3.3 2024b - Information Object Definitions

F.5.36 Palette Directory Record Definition

The Directory Record is based on the specification of Section F.3. It is identified by a Directory Record Type (0004,1430) of Value "PALETTE". Table F.5-36 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 Color Palette IE of the Color Palette IOD. This Directory Record shall be used to reference a Color Palette 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.5-36. Palette Keys

Attribute Name



Attribute Description

Specific Character Set



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

Content Label



A label that is used to identify the palette.

Content Description



A description of the content of the palette.

Any other Attribute of the Color Palette 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 2024b - Information Object Definitions