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Is an enlarged aorta considered to be a vessel or heart disorder?
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Dr. Michael Zevitz
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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The aorta is the largest artery in the body and it is connected to the heart.
Problems that affect the aorta also can cause problems for the heart, and sometimes vice versa. Disease of the aorta is a vessel disease that can lead to heart disease or be associated with heart disease.

In brief: Both
The aorta is the largest artery in the body and it is connected to the heart.
Problems that affect the aorta also can cause problems for the heart, and sometimes vice versa. Disease of the aorta is a vessel disease that can lead to heart disease or be associated with heart disease.
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