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DCM, Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine Image File (.dcm)
The DCM Raster image file format
DCM files were created by the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) as a standard file format for the creation and storage of various body scans done for medical purposes. The files are now a universal format for viewing patient scans.
Technical details of DCM files
DCM files developed by DICOM or Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine, is a file type created with the aim to distribute and view medical images using a standardized file format. MRI's, CT scans, ultrasound images, and other body scans are stored using this format along with the patient's data and related information.
More information about the DCM file format
|File category||Raster image|
|Associated programs||Adobe Photoshop CC
ACD Systems Canvas 15
OsiriX Imaging Software
|Useful links||Know more about DCM files|