a condition marked by a compulsive urge to undergo continual surgeries even whenever organic pathology can't be located. The condition might be a cultivation of factitious disorder with predominantly tangible symptoms and indicators, hypochondriasis, or somatization disorder.

POLYSURGICAL ADDICTION: "Some theorists have proposed the avid fans of plastic surgery has postsurgical addictions in some cases."
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