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Read and extract images from a DICOM file using GDCM

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A python package that validates, reads, and extracts images from a DICOM file.





Quick How To

import mudicom
mu = mudicom.load("mudicom/tests/dicoms/ex1.dcm")

# returns array of data elements as dicts

# returns dict of errors and warnings for DICOM

# creates image object
img = mu.image()
# returns numpy array

# using Pillow, saves DICOM image
# using matplotlib, saves DICOM image


Full documentation is available at (temporary)


  • Extract multiple images from one single DICOM file
  • Publish documentation online


Written by Eric Bower

Special thanks to Mathieu Malaterre (primary developer for GDCM), of whom without this package would not be possible.

Change Log

v0.0.6, 09-08-2014

  • Updated README for clarity
  • Created bried roadmap

v0.0.5, 08-14-2014

  • Updated to include .rst, I’m a dumbass

v0.0.4, 08-14-2014

  • Removed LICENSE.rst from

v0.0.3, 08-14-2014

  • PIP cannot read LICENSE.rst for some reason

v0.0.3, 08-14-2014

  • Weird permission issues with the egg

v0.0.2, 08-14-2014

  • Updated packaging description

v0.0.1, 04-04-2014

  • Initial release.

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