pydicom.encaps.itemize_fragment

pydicom.encaps.itemize_fragment(fragment: bytes) bytes[source]

Return an itemized fragment.

New in version 1.2.

Parameters

fragment (bytes) – The fragment to itemize.

Returns

The itemized fragment.

Return type

bytes

Notes

  • The encoding of the item shall be in Little Endian.

  • Each fragment is encapsulated as a DICOM Item with tag (FFFE,E000), then a 4 byte length.