C.18.4 Image Reference Macro

Table C.18.4-1 specifies the Attributes that convey a reference to a DICOM image.

Table C.18.4-1

IMAGE REFERENCE MACRO ATTRIBUTES

Attribute Name Tag Type Attribute Description
Include 'Composite Object Reference Macro' Table C.18.3-1
>Referenced Frame Number (0008,1160) 1C Identifies the frame numbers within the Referenced SOP Instance to which the reference applies. The first frame shall be denoted as frame number 1. Note: This Attribute may be multi-valued. Required if the Referenced SOP Instance is a multi-frame image and the reference does not apply to all frames, and Referenced Segment Number (0062,000B) is not present.
>Referenced Segment Number (0062,000B) 1C Identifies the segments to which the reference applies identified by Segment Number (0062,0004). Required if the Referenced SOP Instance is a Segmentation and the reference does not apply to all segments and Referenced Frame Number (0008,1160) is not present.
>Referenced SOP Sequence (0008,1199) 3 Reference to a Softcopy Presentation State SOP Class/SOP Instance pair. Only a single Item is permitted in this sequence.
>>Include ‘SOP Instance Reference Macro' Table 10-11
>Referenced Real World Value Mapping Instance Sequence (0008,114B) 3 Reference to a Real World Value Mapping SOP Class/SOP Instance pair. Only a single Item is permitted in this sequence.
>>Include ‘SOP Instance Reference Macro' Table 10-11
>Icon Image Sequence (0088,0200) 3 This Icon Image is representative of the Image. Only a single Item is permitted in this Sequence. The Icon Image may be no greater than 128 rows by 128 columns.
>> Include ‘Image Pixel Macro’ Table C.7-11b See Section F.7.