pydicom.datadict.tag_for_keyword

pydicom.datadict.tag_for_keyword(keyword: str) Optional[int][source]

Return the tag of the element corresponding to keyword.

Only performs the lookup for official DICOM elements.

Parameters

keyword (str) – The keyword for the element whose tag is being retrieved.

Returns

If the element is in the DICOM data dictionary then returns the corresponding element’s tag, otherwise returns None.

Return type

int or None