Here's How Much Body Parts Cost on the Black Market

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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 $262,000 in the US (other countries have it for cheaper)! Here's the full list of body parts and their cost:

  • Pair of Eyeballs: $1,525
  • Scalp: $607
  • Skull with Teeth: $1,200
  • Shoulder: $500
  • Coronary Artery: $1,525
  • Heart: $119,000
  • Liver: $157,000
  • Hand and Forearm: $385
  • Pint of Blood: $337
  • Spleen: $508
  • Stomach: $508
  • Small Intestine: $2,519
  • Kidney: $262,000
  • Gallbladder: $1,219
  • Skin: $10 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]