Y’know, just in case…
In 2012, MedicalTranscription.net, an online resource for aspiring medical transcriptionists, created an infographic quoting how much certain organs and limbs would sell for (based on black market value and medical demand). The graph also explains why corpse listings on the black market is not as creepy or absurd as we might think.
2. If you were at all curious (or short on rent this month… JUST KIDDING), this is what your body is worth:
Pair of Eyeballs: $1,525Skull with Teeth: $1,200Scalp: $607Shoulder: $500Coronary Artery: $1,525Heart: $119,000Liver: $157,000Hand and Forearm: $385Spleen: $508Stomach: $508Small Intestine: $2,519Kidney: $262,000 (in the U.S.)Pint of Blood: $337 (in the U.S.)Gallbladder: $1,219Skin: $10 per square inch (on average we have about 264 square inches of flesh, so cash that in at ~$2640)
5. Grand total: $551, 473 *
*will vary based on how much skin you have