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Here's How Much Body Parts Cost On The Black Market

If you were ever curious as to how much body parts can fetch on the black market, Medical Transcription created a snazzy infographic to show you. Some parts are shockingly cheap! Like would you want a new shoulder or a new iPad? Both cost 500 bucks.

Other organs are prohibitively expensive, like a kidney. That little sucker costs $US262,000 in the US (other countries have it for cheaper)! Here’s the full list of body parts and their cost:

  • Pair of Eyeballs: $US1525
  • Scalp: $US607
  • Skull with Teeth: $US1200
  • Shoulder: $US500
  • Coronary Artery: $US1525
  • Heart: $US119,000
  • Liver: $US157,000
  • Hand and Forearm: $US385
  • Pint of Blood: $US337
  • Spleen: $US508
  • Stomach: $US508
  • Small Intestine: $US2519
  • Kidney: $US262,000
  • Gallbladder: $US1219
  • Skin: $US10 per square inch

The hand and forearm combo deal seems to be the best bang for your buck. Check out the full infographic here. [Medical Transcription via Geekosystem]