pydicom.datadict.dictionary_VM

pydicom.datadict.dictionary_VM(tag: Union[int, str, Tuple[int, int], BaseTag]) str[source]

Return the VM of the element corresponding to tag.

Only performs the lookup for official DICOM elements.

Parameters

tag (int or str or Tuple[int, int]) – The tag for the element whose value multiplicity (VM) is being retrieved, in any of the forms accepted by Tag().

Returns

The VM of the corresponding element.

Return type

str

Raises

KeyError – If the tag is not present in the DICOM data dictionary.