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Haldeman, Joe, "More Than the Sum of His Parts." Playboy Magazine and Lightspeed Magazine May 1985, as of January 2020, available at linked note.[1]

Cyborgization story, featuring prosthetics, for which cf. and contrast such stories as F. Pohl's Man Plus and D. Knight's "Masks."


Summarized on Variety SF[2]:

A serious accident victim is saved by transforming him into a cyborg. He begins to like the new body parts. Then he starts enjoying his new found power too much, & quickly becomes a monster. Monster is easily disposed off, of course, by a techno-gimmick.