DICOM PS3.11 2021e - Media Storage Application Profiles

E.3.3 Directory Information in DICOMDIR

Conformant Application Entities shall include in the DICOMDIR File a Basic Directory IOD containing Directory Records at the Patient and subsidiary levels appropriate to the SOP Classes in the File-set. All DICOM files in the File-set incorporating SOP Instances defined for the specific Application Profile shall be referenced by Directory Records.

Note

DICOMDIRs with no directory information are not allowed by this Application Profile.

E.3.3.1 Additional Keys

File Set Creators and Updaters are required to generate the mandatory elements specified in Annex F “Basic Directory Information Object Definition (Normative)” in PS3.3.

DICOM PS3.11 2021e - Media Storage Application Profiles