A comprehensive set of radiology terms for use in radiology reporting, decision support, data mining, data registries, education and research.

RadLex provides the foundation for vital data resources used in radiology:

  • The LOINC/RSNA Radiology Playbook
  • RadElement Common Data Elements -RadReport Radiology Reporting Templates

The development of RadLex has been supported by the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB) and the cancer Biomedical Informatics Grid (caBIG) project.

Prefix
radlex
Version
4.1
License
http://www.rsna.org/uploadedFiles/RSNA/Content/Informatics/RadLex_License_Agreement_and_Terms_of_Use_V2_Final.pdf
Links
Homepage OWL
Contact
Radiological Society of North America
Pattern for Local Unique Identifiers

Local identifiers in RSNA Informatics RadLex should match this regular expression:
^RID\d+$

Example Local Unique Identifier
RID1   Resolve
Pattern for CURIES

Compact URIs (CURIEs) constructed from RSNA Informatics RadLex should match this regular expression:
^radlex:RID\d+$

Example CURIE
radlex:RID1
Publications
Contributors
Metaregistry RSNA Informatics RadLex

The metaregistry provides mappings between the Bioregistry and other registries. There are 4 mappings to external registries for radlex with 3 unique external prefixes.

Registry Name Registry Metaprefix External Prefix Curate
AberOWL aberowl RADLEX
BioPortal Prefixes bioportal RADLEX
FAIRSharing FAIRSharing logo fairsharing FAIRsharing.shm2f2
HL7 External Code Systems hl7 2.16.840.1.113883.6.256
Providers

Providers are various services that resolve CURIEs to URLs. The example CURIE radlex:RID1 is used to demonstrate the provides available for radlex. Generation of OLS and BioPortal URLs requires additional programmatic logic beyond string formatting.

Name Metaprefix URI
RSNA Informatics RadLex radlex https://radlex.org/RID/RID1
Bioregistry bioregistry https://bioregistry.io/radlex:RID1