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NAME

Image::ExifTool::DICOM - Read DICOM and ACR-NEMA medical images

SYNOPSIS

This module is used by Image::ExifTool

DESCRIPTION

This module contains routines required by Image::ExifTool to extract meta information from DICOM (Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine) DCM and ACR-NEMA (American College of Radiology - National Electrical Manufacturer's Association) ACR medical images.

NOTES

Images compressed using the DICOM deflated transfer syntax will be decoded if Compress::Zlib is installed.

No translation of special characters sets is done.

AUTHOR

Copyright 2003-2014, Phil Harvey (phil at owl.phy.queensu.ca)

This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.

REFERENCES

http://medical.nema.org/
http://www.sph.sc.edu/comd/rorden/dicom.html
http://www.dclunie.com/
http://www.gehealthcare.com/usen/interoperability/dicom/docs/2258357r3.pdf

SEE ALSO

"DICOM Tags" in Image::ExifTool::TagNames, Image::ExifTool(3pm)