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

Return an entry from the private dictionary corresponding to tag.

  • 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 private dictionary will be checked.

  • private_creator (str) – The name of the private creator.


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

Return type

tuple of str


KeyError – If the tag or private creator is not present in the private dictionary.

See also


Return an entry from the DICOM data dictionary.