pydicom.datadict.dictionary_VR

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

Return the VR 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 representation (VR) is being retrieved, in any of the forms accepted by Tag().

Returns

The VR of the corresponding element.

Return type

str

Raises

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