pydicom.datadict.get_entry

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

Return an entry from the DICOM dictionary as a tuple.

If the tag is not in the main DICOM dictionary, then the repeating group dictionary will also be checked.

Parameters

tag (int or str or Tuple[int, int]) – The tag for the element whose entry is to be retrieved, in any of the forms accepted by Tag(). Only entries in the official DICOM dictionary will be checked, not entries in the private dictionary.

Returns

The (VR, VM, name, is_retired, keyword) from the DICOM dictionary.

Return type

tuple of str

Raises

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

See also

get_private_entry

Return an entry from the private dictionary.