Annotation of an object retrieved and displayed as an image. This parameter is OPTIONAL. It shall not be present if contentType is application/dicom, or is a non-image MIME type (e.g., text/*). When it is not present for an image object, no annotation may be burnt in.
When used in conjunction with a presentation state object, it shall be applied after the presentation on the image. When used in conjunction with the region parameter, it shall be applied after the selection of the region.
The parameter name shall be “annotation”. Its value is a non-empty list of one or more of the following items , separated by a "," character:
"patient", for displaying patient information on the image (e.g. patient name, birth date,…)
"technique", for displaying technique information of the image (e.g. image number, study date, image position,…).
Note: The exact nature and presentation of the annotation is determined by the Server. The annotation is burned into the returned image pixels.