DICOM Tags

Online resource for DICOM tag information.

Search Tags | Required Tags

The DICOMDIR file indexes the following tags/values:

Group Element VR Description
0008 0020 DA StudyDate
0008 0030 TM StudyTime
0010 0020 LO PatientId
0020 0010 SH StudyID
0020 0011 IS SeriesNumber

The following tags are required for the first page of a DICOM document:

Group Element VR Description
0008 0020 DA StudyDate
0008 0030 TM StudyTime
0008 0050 SH AccessionNumber
0008 0090 PN ReferringPhysicianName
0010 0010 PN PatientName
0010 0020 LO PatientID
0010 0030 DA PatientBirthDate
0010 0040 CS PatientSex
0020 0010 SH StudyId
0020 0011 IS SeriesNumber
0020 0020 CS PatientOrientation

Pages 2-n in a multi-page DICOM document must have the following tags:

Group Element VR Description
0020 0013 IS InstanceNumber
0020 000d StudyUID
0020 000e SeriesUID
0010 0010 PN PatientName
0010 0032 TM PatientDateOfBirth
0010 0040 CS PatientSex
0010 1010 AS PatientAge