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Meet Huug Bosse, a Dutch man who had hip surgery a couple of years ago, and hasn’t stopped laughing since. His wife finds it annoying, his brother and daughter have become exasperated, but all Mr. Bosse can do in response is slap his knee and laugh uncontrollably.

One possible diagnosis of Huug’s uncontrollable laughter is pseudobulbar affect, a neurological disorder sometimes caused by stroke or minor brain damage that causes emotional outbursts.

Dutch Man Can’t Stop Laughing After Hip Surgery He Had 2 Years Ago (Oddity Central)