The Presentation Data Value Item shall be made of a sequence of mandatory fixed length fields followed by one variable length field. Table 9-23 shows the sequence of the fields.
The variable field shall consist of one Presentation-Data-Value.
Table 9-23 PRESENTATION-DATA-VALUE ITEM FIELDS
|Item bytes||Field name||Description of field|
|1-4||Item-length||This Item-length shall be the number of bytes from the first byte of the following field to the last byte of the Presentation-data-value field. It shall be encoded as an unsigned binary number.|
|5||Presentation- context-ID||Presentation-context-ID values shall be odd integers between 1 and 255, encoded as an unsigned binary number. For a complete description of the use of this field see Section 188.8.131.52.|
|6-xxx||Presentation- data-value||This Presentation-data-value field shall contain DICOM message information (command and/or data set) with a message control header. For a complete description of the use of this field see Annex E.|