Promoted

This Is How Much Your Body Parts Are Actually Worth

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:

Infograph by medicaltranscription.net /Creative Commons / Via geekosystem.com

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

Check out more articles on BuzzFeed.com!

Tanya Chen is a senior editor for BuzzFeed and is based in Toronto.
 
  Your Reaction?
  REACT WITH GIF
 

    Contributions

    Here Are The Top Stories
    • A University of Cincinnati officer has been charged with murder for shooting Samuel Dubose, an unarmed black man.
    • Mullah Omar, the Taliban's reclusive leader, died more than two years ago, Afghan officials say. The Taliban hasn't commented.
    • Debris found on an island in the Indian Ocean belongs to the same type of aircraft as the missing Malaysia Airlines flight, a U.S. official told the Associated Press.
    Get The News App

    Hot Buzz

    Show Us Your “Game Of Thrones”-Inspired Tattoos!

    collection

    What’s The Craziest Celebrity Sex Dream You’ve Ever Had?

    collection

    Now Buzzing