Is an enlarged aorta considered to be a vessel or heart disorder?

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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Is an enlarged aorta considered to be a heart or vessel disorder?

Vessel disorder. But it is frequently associated with heart disease and can sometimes cause heart problems due to increased workload and pressure on the heart. Read more...