Displaying the histogram allows you to view the distribution of the modality values.
Displaying the histogram allow to better understand the effect on the pixel distribution wen changing all the LUT parameters from the Image Tool right panel.
To open the histogram, select the “Histogram” layout from the Layouts dropdown button (see the image below).
General histogram parameters:
The values on the x-axis represent the modality values (e.g. Hounsfield for CT) or the pixel values for some modalities such as XA or MR. If the unit of the pixel value of the modality exists, it is visible at the end of the histogram title.
To display the LUT on the image, select it from the Display panel on the right.
Display histogram parameters:
It is possible to display the histogram of a region with the measurement tools. Simply select the region to display its histogram (see the image below).
Clicking on the histogram bin allows displying the number of occurences and the modality range values of the selected bin.